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DHA’s updated plan to resize Military Health System is similar to pre-pandemic strategy

The strategy comes after DHA was forced to rethink its path forward after the COVID-19 pandemic showed stress in some private health care networks and…

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TRICARE drug prices will rise next year, and in the foreseeable future

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Military family members take health care cost concerns right to the top

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National Guard troops continue to be deployed around the Capitol one day after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

New legislation means new benefits for National Guard members

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COVID-19 throwing a wrench in DHA transition plans

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A new proposal to dissolve some federal agencies

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new bill is introduced to set up a temporary federal commission to propose recommendations for eliminating certain agencies.

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110524-N-GS507-210 PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 24, 2011) Students from the Center for Information Dominance (CID) Corry Station, Cryptologic Technician Collection Seaman Recruit Ben Lowden, of Brownsberg, Ind., Cryptologic Technician Networks Seaman Apprentice Alicia Sutliff, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Cryptologic Technician Technical Third Class Steven Tometczak, of Reno, Nev., preview the Integrated System for Language Education and Training program (ISLET), which is being tested by the CID-based Center for Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (CLREC) and the Academic Consortium for Global Education (ACGE). Conceived as an alternative to traditional computer-based training and classroom instruction, ISLET employs online social networking, interactive role-play, competitive gaming and speech recognition to create an immersive environment for collaborative learning. (U.S. Navy photo by Gary Nichols/Released)

Pentagon names new chief data officer

The department created the data management position within the office of the Chief Management Officer in 2018. But as part of the 2020 National Defense…

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DCMA offers early-outs, buyouts to hundreds of workers

It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.

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